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A 43-year-old member asked:

My mom has been taking advil (ibuprofen) pm every night. is that safe?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
No: Long-term use may lead to serious side effects. Sleep hygiene.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my mom has been taking Advil (ibuprofen) pm everynight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) PM: Advil PM contains 38 mg of diphenhydramine citrate and 200mg of ibuprofen. The diphenhydramine can help with sleep. However, if she doesn't need the ibuprofen for pain or inflammation - then a medication without it is likely to be a better choice.
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A 67-year-old female asked:

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) PM every night?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Not Tylenol (acetaminophen): The PM part yes. But, taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) daily is extremely hard in the liver. Use the generic for Benadryl. That is what causes sedation.

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